There are 3 ways to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Matagalpa to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San Juan del Sur

2 alternative options

Bus via Jinotepe  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Matagalpa to Managua
  2. Take the bus from Jinotepe to Rivas

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur 150.3 miles

$20 - $30

What companies run services between Matagalpa, Nicaragua and San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua?

You can take a bus from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur via Managua and Managua in around 5 h 52 min.

Bus operators
COTRAN R.L.
Phone
+505 2263 0288
Bus from Matagalpa to Managua
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Managua to San Juan del Sur
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Jinotepe to Rivas
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur?

The distance between Matagalpa and San Juan del Sur is 186 km. The road distance is 241 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur?

The cheapest way to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur?

The quickest way to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur is to drive which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $20 - $30.

Is there a direct bus between Matagalpa and San Juan del Sur?

No, there is no direct bus from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur. However, there are services departing from Matagalpa and arriving at San Juan del Sur via Managua, Jinotepe and Rivas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur?

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Matagalpa to San Juan del Sur, including transfers.